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# Formulae and data sheets for assessments in 2022

*This update was originally published on 11 November. We have now clarified that the formulae provided as standard, within individual questions in the GCSE (9-1) Mathematics question papers and at the front of the question paper for Level 3 FSMQ: Additional Mathematics, will continue to be provided in the questions papers for the 2022 exams.*

Further to our summary of the arrangements for 2022, we have published formulae and data sheets for the qualifications below. Teachers and students can now use these as part of their preparations for the 2022 assessments.

### GCSE (9-1) Mathematics J560

In the June 2022 and November 2022 exams for GCSE (9-1) Mathematics, students will be given a formulae sheet alongside each of the questions papers.

Separate formulae sheets will be provided to Foundation tier and Higher tier students, as appropriate. The Higher tier formulae sheet includes additional formulae.

You can view and download the Foundation tier formulae sheet and Higher tier formulae sheet from the GCSE (9-1) Mathematics qualification page.

To make sure students are familiar with the appropriate sheet for their tier prior to the exams, teachers can use the formulae sheets in teaching and mock assessments now.

Students will be given a clean printed copy in each exam.

Formulae that have been provided **in questions** in previous years (e.g. curved surface area of a cone, surface area of a sphere, volume of a cone, volume of a sphere and kinematics formulae) **will continue to be provided, as required, in questions** on our GCSE (9-1) Mathematics question papers in 2022. This means:

- You can use our GCSE (9-1) Mathematics past papers, alternative papers and practice papers with the 2022 formulae sheet, to give current students a mock exam consistent with the question paper approach to be used in 2022.
- Subsequent years will be able to use the 2022 question papers (without the 2022 formulae sheet) as part of their preparation.

### Level 3 FSMQ: Additional Mathematics 6993

In the June 2022 exam for Level 3 FSMQ: Additional Mathematics, students will be given an **extra **formulae sheet alongside the question paper.

You can view and download the extra formulae sheet from the Level 3 FSMQ qualification page.

To make sure students are familiar with the formulae sheet prior to the exams, teachers can use it in teaching and mock assessments now. Students will be given a clean printed copy in each exam.

The formulae that are provided as standard for FSMQ (i.e. expansion of the binomial series, binomial distribution, trapezium rule and the kinematics formulae for variable and constant acceleration) **will still be provided at the front of the question paper**. This means:

- You can use our practice papers and past papers, with the extra formulae sheet, to give students a mock exam consistent with the question paper approach to be used this year
- Subsequent years will be able to use the 2022 paper, without the extra formulae sheet, as part of their preparation.

The formulae included on the extra formulae sheet are the same as those on the formulae sheet that will be provided to Higher tier students in the 2022 GCSE (9–1) Mathematics exams.

### GCSE (9-1) Physics J249, J259 and GCSE Combined Science J250, J260

In the June 2022 exams for GCSE (9-1) Physics and GCSE (9-1) Combined Science, students will be given a revised data sheet as an insert in the question paper. The data sheet will include **all** of the physics equations from the specification.

You can view and download the 2022 data sheets below:

- GCSE (9-1) Gateway Science Suite Physics A J249
- GCSE (9-1) Gateway Science Suite Combined Science A J250
- GCSE (9-1) Twenty First Century Science Suite Physics B J259
- GCSE (9-1) Twenty First Century Science Suite Combined Science B J260 03/07
- GCSE (9-1) Twenty First Century Science Suite Combined Science B J260 04/08

You can also view them from each of the qualification pages listed at the end of this update.

To make sure students are familiar with the data sheet prior to the exam, teachers can use it in teaching and mock assessments now.

The revised data sheet only applies to the 2022 examination series.

Students will be given a clean printed copy in the exam.

If you have any queries about this update, please call our Customer Support Centre on 01223 553998 or email support@ocr.org.uk.

#### Qualifications

- Mathematics (9-1) - J560 (from 2015)
- Additional Mathematics - 6993
- Gateway Science Suite - Physics A (9-1) - J249 (from 2016)
- Gateway Science Suite - Combined Science A (9-1) - J250 (from 2016)
- Twenty First Century Science Suite - Physics B (9-1) - J259 (from 2016)
- Twenty First Century Science Suite - Combined Science B (9-1) - J260 (from 2016)